Kathu

New beginnings for an entire mining town

A province rich in minerals, with profitable investment opportunities, the Northern Cape is seeing mining developments gain ground both literally and figuratively. In fact, in order to further expand on the mining industry at present, an entire...

Celebrating iron ore, celebrating Khumani

The expansion of Assmang’s Khumani iron ore mine in the Northern Cape adds another chapter to DRA Mineral Projects’ association with the mine. This relationship goes back to the project’s first phase in 2005. An Inside Mining exclusive. A long time...
Africa's Promising Mining Industry

The need for supporting infrastructure

The future of Africa’s mining industry holds more promise than that of any other continent. The critical key factor to ensure its success is the establishment and development of the necessary infrastructure to support the sector, writes Laura...
Sishen's Bucket and Bowl

A big workshop for a big mining fleet

Kumba Iron Ore’s Sishen mine near Kathu in the Northern Cape, the largest iron ore mine in the country, will see significant growth over the next eight years. This requires the injection of cash into the mine’s on-site infrastructure to support its...
Arm Ferrous iron ore and manganese

Bullish about iron ore and manganese

Demand for iron ore and manganese (for the foreseeable mid-term future) is robust. One only has to look at the current and potential projects pipeline for confirmation, writes Laura Cornish. Diversified BEE mining company African Rainbow Minerals’...